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Terence Crawford vacates IBF 140 pound title

Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) has vacated the IBF light welterweight title. Crawford, 29, won both the WBA and IBF titles earlier this month with a third round knockout over Julius Indongo, having already captured the WBC and WBO belts. After the fight, the IBF ordered a fight between the American and Sergey Lipinets (12-0, […]

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Mayweather stops McGregor in 10th round TKO win

Former five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (50-0, 27 KOs) defeated UFC fighter Conor McGregor (0-1) on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. A boxing match between an all-time great and an opponent making his professional boxing debut ended as expected. The unbeaten American stopped a brave but outclassed McGregor […]

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Crawford halts Indongo in three to unify 140 pound world titles

Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) won all four major world titles at light welterweight when he defeated previously unbeaten Julius Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs) by third round knockout on Saturday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Crawford, 29, added the WBA and IBF belts to his WBC and WBO titles The […]

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Nery dethrones long-reigning champion Yamanaka

Unbeaten Mexican Luis Nery (24-0, 18 KOs) dethroned previously unbeaten Shinsuke Yamanaka (27-1-2, 19 KOs) to win the WBC bantamweight title on Tuesday at Shimazu Arena in Kyoto, Japan. Nery, 22, who was fighting outside of his home country for the first time as a professional, stopped Yamanaka, 34,  by fourth round TKO, ending the […]

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Two world title bouts to take place on Mayweather-McGregor undercard

Mayweather Promotions have announced two world title fights will take place on the  undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on Saturday August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Gervonta “Tank” Davis (18-0, 17 KOs), who at 22 is the youngest American world champion in boxing, will make the second defence of his […]

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Juan Manuel Marquez retires from boxing

Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez has announced his retirement from boxing on Friday. “Today is a special and sad day for me because I’m announcing my retirement,” Márquez told ESPN Deportes TV show Golpe a Golpe. “The injuries pushed me to make this decision. It hurts, but I believe the right moment to put an […]

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Luke Campbell to challenge Jorge Linares on September 23 in the US

Three-weight world champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) will defend his WBA lightweight title against British challenger Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs) on September 23 at the Forum in Los Angeles, USA. Linares, 31, will also put his WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine belts on the line when he meets 2012 Olympic gold medallist Campbell, […]

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Callum Smith to fight Erik Skoglund in Liverpool in World Boxing Super Series opener on September 16

Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KOs)  will fight Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs) on September 16 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, in the opening bout of the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament. In both the super middleweight and cruiserweight eight man elimination tournaments, the winner of each could earn around $10 million […]

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Terry Flanagan pulls out of title defence against Felix Verdejo due to leg injury

WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (33-0, 13 KOs) has pulled out of his title defence against mandatory challenger Felix Verdejo (23-0, 15 KOs) on September 16 at the Copper Box Arena in London, after suffering a leg injury in training. Flanagan’s promoter Frank Warren informed Top Rank on Monday that the fight will need to […]

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Eubank hammers Abraham en route to points win

IBO super middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr (25-1, 19 KOs) scored a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision over former two-weight world champion Arthur Abraham (46-6, 30 KOs) on Saturday night at the SSE Arena in London, England. Eubank, 27, was not able to land the knockout punch, but unloaded heavy blows on the battle-hardened Abraham, […]